CIO-CMO collaboration key to company modernization: roundtable

We've all heard of the concept of work-life balance and come to terms with the fact that technology has resulted in the blurring of the lines between time spent in the office and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Toshiba’s Chromebook is OK… for a Chromebook

I get the interest in Chromebooks, I really do. In a cloud-connected world where freely available, access-anywhere software is the norm, Google's lean approach makes a lot of sense. For less than the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Heartbleed a reminder of need for strong security practices: Bitcoin community

The Heartbleed vulnerability that has people busy changing their passwords for many effected popular websites may be a welcome change of conversation about cyber-security in the Bitcoin community. Before the flaw in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

‘Unsend’ feature finally comes to email

Vanessa Hojda was an unknown Toronto-based York University student before she accidentally attached a photo of Nicolas Cage instead of her resume to an email job application. After sharing her mishap on her

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Harvard chief digital officer: Infuse ‘data-informed thinking’ into the culture

The importance of the chief digital officer will only increase over the coming years. Gartner predicts that some 25 per cent of businesses will have a Chief Digital Officer (CDO) by 2015.  Having

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Gartner’s top 10 software vendors by revenue shows ‘sea change’ for 2013

Salesforce.com is the world's fastest growing software vendor that makes annual revenue over $3 billion with a growth rate of 33.3 per cent between 2012 and 2013, according to Stamford, Ct.-based analyst firm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Adobe Digital Marketing Summit: Early peek at announcements, updates

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - Adobe Inc. is set to announce better platform integration of its digital marketing solutions, new mobile marketing tools, and results from a global survey of marketers this week

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New York Times CIO: ‘spot trends’ to drive innovation

Data-driven innovation challenges organizations to build not only technical architectures that leverage technologies to gain previously impossible insights into their business and customers, but also to build “trust” of the data to improve

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Office 365 Personal Canadian pricing matches US pricing

From clothing to book prices to software licences, Canadians are used to shelling out more money than their neighbours south of the border for many products. That practice made sense when our dollar

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

You can’t hack that: 4 ways to avoid an IT data breach

Companies have good reasons to fear data breaches. Whether it’s a single hacker targeting Twitter accounts with a phishing scheme or an orchestrated attack on a major U.S. retailer, sometimes it feels like

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2014 Shawn Freeman

Google Hangouts on Air with Michael Murphy, country manager for Citrix Canada

Michael Murphy took the helm at Citrix Canada in April 2012, replacing the retiring David Wright at the organization. Previously with Symantec Corp. Murphy has been focused on building out Citrix's partner network

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New Lantronix device makes your old printers Android compatible

Irvine, Calif.-based Lantronix Inc. announced worldwide availability of its new xPrintServer - Cloud Print Edition mobile printing device on Wednesday. The small hardware box connects to printers in your office or home that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

NComputing oneSpace delivers Windows apps to iPads, Android tablets

Santa Clara. Calif.-based NComputing Inc. announced a new product this week aimed at small and mid-sized businesses that will deliver virtualized Windows applications without the desktop. Unveiled Feb. 25, oneSpace is described as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google Chromebox for Meetings products coming from Asus, Dell, HP

Google Inc. is positioning its Chrome OS as a video conferencing solution for businesses by unveiling partnerships with hardware makers Asus, Dell, and HP today to roll out its Chromebox for Meetings package

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson